American figure skater Jason Brown was born December 15, 1994 in Los Angeles, California. Jason is the 2015 U.S. Men's National champion and a bronze Olympic medal winner in the Figure Skating Team Event.
Jason Brown pronounces his name:
https://youtu.be/B4ojlxkopFU (Edited video by sabinfire)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2bxCFDkhl9U (in a discussion of his Riverdance program, video found by @StitchMonkey)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m41l6HqolIg (describing his 2015-16 Free Skate program. Video found by @papagena)
Mrs. P's Original Post on July 2, 2013
For those of who want to fangirl (or boy?) more over Jason's new programs and gush at his ever-extending flexibility.
Updated April 8, 2015 by Mrs. P
Updated April 26, 2015 by dorispulaski
Jason's ISU bio
Jason's icenetwork bio (which has a full competitive history, and links to video and articles)
Jason on Social Media:
Weibo: http://weibo.com/u/5591185566 (Limited access outside of China/registered users)
Official website: http://figureskatersonline.com/jasonbrown/
Personal Best Total Score 268.38 ISU GP 2016 Progressive Skate America Personal Best Score Short Program 86.48 ISU World Team Trophy 2015 Personal Best Score Free Skating 182.63 ISU GP 2016 Progressive Skate America
Season Highlights 2016-2017
2016 NHK Trophy:
2016 Skate America:
2016 U.S.International Classic: Jason won! SP: 83.18. FS 170.86 Total: 254.04.
SP practice vid with perfect quad thanks to @shirfire: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?sto...hread.php&_rdr
2016 Lombardia Trophy: Jason took silver at Lombardia, debuting a new SP to Sam Smith's Writing's on the Wall, winning the FS and achieving a new PB in FS TES (88.91) thanks in part to his first fully-rotated 4T. Total score: 256.49 (SP 81.58, FS 174.91). He also won the Memorial Anna Gandolfi Award for best performance by a man.
SP: For the moment, music is not blocked:
Free skate: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=cWnVsg...layer_embedded
Victory ceremony: https://twitter.com/jasonbrownjpfan/...95579478745094
Jason won his summer competition, Glacier Falls
2016 Glacier Falls SP
2016 Glacier Falls LP
Season Highlights 2015-2016
2016 Team Challenge Cup SP- Jason debuts his new Appassionata SP, and achieves his highest ever score in international competition for SP, FS, and Total. Because this was an invitational competition, these scores do not count as ISU personal bests.
2016 Team Challenge Cup FS - Jason gets second highest FS score in the event
Interview at TCC
Jason practices in the quad - Instagram videos by Coach Vincent Restencourt
Oct. 6, 4T-3T: https://instagram.com/p/8hLcWBif4-/?...7kcoachvincent; YouTube version by StitchMonkey: https://youtu.be/pK4CUWWFsTE
Sept. 25, 4T: https://instagram.com/p/8Erd03Cfz1/?...7kcoachvincent; YouTube version by StitchMonkey: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xgVSAyBj5RY
2015 Ice Challenge of Graz SP
2015 Ice Challenge of Graz FS
2015 Skate America - Jason rebounds from a disastrous short program to win bronze
2015 Ondrej Nepala Trophy - Jason wins in his international season debut
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WCvYNGUnuVU&app=desktop (fan cam)
2015 Glacier Falls Summer Classic
Version 2 (unlisted link; please be mindful of sharing)
2015 Broadmoor Open FS
Aerial Challenge videos by StitchMonkey:
sabinfire's skeleton of Jason's new SP
Past seasons Career Highlights
May 2016 article from GS, by Mai Hong: "Jason Brown making progress on quads"
Jason wins the PSA Gustave Lussi award!
His choreographer, Rohene Ward, wins the PSA choreographer of the year award!
GS Thread: http://www.goldenskate.com/forum/sho...wards-from-PSA
GS article about Jason's win at 2015 US Nationals
GS article about Jason's silver medal performance at 2014 Skate America
GS article about Jason's win at the 2011-2012 season JGPF
GS interview with Jason and his ponytail from 2011
GS article about Jason's win in Juniors at the 2010 US Nationals
Video Career Highlights
Jason is part of the gold medal-winning US team at 2015 World Team Trophy
He scores his best ever free skate and his highest scoring SP and earns his best total score, the second highest total score among the men.
Jason's WTT 2015 Free Skate
Jason's WTT 2015 Short Program
Jason finishes fourth in his first senior Worlds.
2015 Worlds Free Skate
2015 Worlds SP
2015 Four Continents,Jason tries his first quad in competition in the SP, not too successfully, at his first appearance in an ISU championship
and rebounds in the 2015 Four Continents FS
Jason wins the 2015 US Nationals
His 2015 US Nationals SP to Little Walter's "Juke"
His 2015 US Nationals Free Skate to Rodriguez's "Tristan and Isolde"
Jason struggles a bit at 2014 Rostelecom Cup
2014 Rostelecom.Cup SP
2014 Rostelecom.Cup FS
Jason wins his first GP silver medal
2014 Skate America SP
2014 Skate America FS
Jason wins his first Senior B gold medal
2014 Nebelhorn SP
2014 Nebelhorn FS
Jason starts his season at the Broadmoor Open. He wins the Jump competition (didn't expect that!) and debuts his Tristan and Iseult FS
2014 Broadmoor Open FS
2014 Olympics SP (The Question of U; via Deadspin.com)
Starting with karne's post WITH video!
2014 FS (Riverdance)
Broadmoor Open (June 2013)
Glacier Falls (Aug. 2013)
Nebelhorn (Sept. 2013)
Skate America (Oct. 2013)
Trophee Eric Bompard (Nov.2013)
Nationals!! (Jan. 2014)
Olympic Team performance (Feb. 2014)
Olympic Individual Event (Feb. 2014)
AMAZING PUBLIC REACTION TO RIVER DANCE. Timeline document by Mrs. P!
2013 Junior Worlds FS (Liebesträume)-- 2 lovely 3A, and two 3-3 combination with in the last 30 seconds. Plus all the usual lovely extensions, spins and such. :lo
Fancam of his FS
No SP video-Prince eliminated it as usual.
2013 US nationals SP
2013 US Nationals FS
Jason finished fourth at JGPF, still struggling with 3A
2012 JGPF SP
2012 JGPF FS
2012 JGP Bosphorus SP. Jason won!
2012 JGP Bosphorus FS
2012 Courchevel SP. Jason finished second.
2012 Courchevel FS
2012 Glacier Falls SP
2012 Glacier Falls FS
However his Jr. Worlds FS performance was just as good, if not better than at JGPF. Such a haunting program. So amazing to watch with some distance from it. Jason won Junior World bronze without a triple axel.
Fancam of his FS
2012 Junior World Championships SP
2012 Nationals SP
2012 Nationals FS
2011-2012 JGPF FS He won the competition with this program.
2011-12 JGPF SP
Jason did well enough on the JGP in his second year as an international junior to qualify for the JGPF
He scored his first JGP gold medal in Australia
2011 JGP Brisbane SP
2011 JGP Brisbane FS
And his first JGP silver in Italy
2011 JGP Trofeo W. Lombardi SP
2011 JGP Trofeo W. Lombardi FS
2011 Nationals SP
Love the peppy up beat music and how Jason rises with it!
2011 Nationals FS
Smashing senior debut for this kid. Even without a triple axel
Interview with Peter Carruthers makes it clear: even in ninth place, Jason's FS was the program of the night!
Jason wins a bronze medal at his first JGP Appearance
2010 JGP.Courchevel SP
2010 JGP Courchevel. FS
Jason wins his first ISU junior competition
2010 Gardena Spring Trophy FS
2010 Nationals Junior SP
2010 Nationals Junior FS (Pas de Deux)
2009 Nationals Novice SP
2009 Nationals Novice FS
Jason's Canned Heat ex (plus a bunch of other videos from The ICE 2016)!
2016 Jason and Shoma Saturday Night Fever!
Jason's 2016 TCC EX to Canned Heat
Jason's WTT 2015 Exhibition to Hip Hop (MC Hammer, Can't Touch This)
Exhibition Cotton Eyed Joe
2015 US Nationals
2015 World Championships
He had the M.C. Hammer "Can't Touch This" exhibition for 1.2 seasons.
He had a completely different exhibition (to "A Drop in the Ocean" by Ron Pope) that he had in the 2011-2012 season and kept for the first part of the 2012-2013 season
JGP Bosphorus: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EoknCi5VkFc
JGP Final 2011
Junior World Championships 2012
He did the Can't Touch This exhibition at Jr. Worlds 2013 and kept it for the 2013-2014 season (including for SOI).
Also in the deep archives is this other exhibition done exactly one time (to Sinatra's Fly Me to the Moon from 2013) This one is awesome! :love::
2010 Courchevel EX
2009 at the Rink Opening at Wrigley Park
2008 Skate for Hope
Interview from Skate for Hope
ETA: One more long-lost exhibition:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gf2uQMOhIeg <--- Christmas 2010 at the Galleria Dallas to "Let it Snow." That is a tree in the middle. :biggrin:
At Centennial Ice Arena in Highland Park
One of those "awwwww" baby pictures: http://media4.s-nbcnews.com/j/stream...line-large.jpg
Jason and Jordan: https://twitter.com/jasonbskates/sta...41367262220288
Jason and his mom at the US International Classic, September 2016. These are stills from his snapchat story for USFS: https://instagram.com/p/BKc0-UyD0_5/
Jason and Tim Dolensky at Champs Camp 2016: https://instagram.com/p/BJeY-KeBO95/
Awesome photo of Jason jumping, also taken by Courtney Hicks: https://instagram.com/p/BJy7IoThKAY/
Winning FS at Nationals 2015 featuring the much maligned original costume:
Fantastic Skating magazine cover photo, July 2014:
Miscellaneous Videos and Articles
September 25, 2016: Great NBC Sports article by Nick Zaccardi with kind of a weird title: Jason Brown Skates From Pain to Coffee/Shop Relief, Back on the Ice.
August 30, 2016 - Jason' Japanese fan club interviews him (in English) after The Ice; he's asked some great questions and gives very thoughtful answers - really nice interview!
August 29, 2016 - Ice Network article by Lynn Rutherford in which we learn that Jason landed two "gorgeous" quads (a 4T and a 4S!) at Champs Camp!
August 2016 - Joint and very funny interview with Jason and Grant Hochstein from Champs Camp 2016: https://www.facebook.com/usfigureska...3886796231342/
August 29, 2016 - interview by Anna Zeitlin published by Absolute Skating, in which Jason discusses the impact his back injury had on his training, his problems adjusting to altitude during his first year in Colorado, and much else. The interview was conducted at TCC in April 2016, but wasn't published until August.
Oct. 2015 - JasonAnswers Questions about the ideas behind his programs by Japanese fans
June 2015 -TSL interview with Kori Ade, Part 1
June 2015 -TSL interview with Kori Ade, Part 2
June 2015- Part 1 of a 2 part interview with Jason Brown on Figure Skaters Online
Part 2 of the Figure Skaters online interview
TSL interview with Jason 2013
2014 pre Olympic interview with Jason
His high school interviews him 2014
part one: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0MQ-N08d2fo
part two: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9K3MhFr7GQ
part three: http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=FlRj_6URB5Q
part four: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qr1OKHvlpPI
2015 Japanese program Why Did You Come to Japan interviews Jason in the airport
Newbiespectator's translation here:
Jordan Moeller, Rohene Ward, and Jason Brown do side by side triple axels
Jason skates to"Attaboy" in Garrett Kling's entry in the choreographer's competition Young Artists Showcase
Jason Brown 2011 interview
Jason 2012 interview
GS threads about Jason
Jason and the Quad 2015
Jason and the Quad 2013
Thread on article in the New York Times on the making of Riverdance
Jason's Future Prospects 2.0 from 2014
Jason's Future Prospects 1.0 from 2012
Post 2011 US Nationals thread
Jason blogs 2012 JGP Bosphorus, in his second international jgp season
GS poster declares Jason fandom 2010
GS gets its first Jason thread! in 2009!
SP1 Secret Garden's "Appassionata."
SP2 Sam Smith's "The Writing's On the Wall"
FS The Piano soundtrack (Big My Secret and The Scent of Love)
SP1 U2's "Love is Blindness"(Jazz Age Mix) performed by The Grey Orchestra from an album called, Themes Inspired by The Great Gatsby
SP2 Secret Garden's "Appassionata."
FS The Piano soundtrack (Big My Secret and The Scent of Love)
SP Juke by Little Walter
FS Tristan and Isolde by Maxime Rodriguez
SP The Question of U by Prince
FS Reel Around the Sun by Bill Whelan
SP The Question of U by Prince
FS Liebestraum by Franz Liszt
SP Grand Guignol by Bajofondo Tango Club
FS Flow Like Water from The Last Airbender soundtrack
SP Baliwood by King City
FS Nessun Dorma from Puccini's Turandot performed by Vanessa-Mae
SP Hey Pachuco by Royal Crown Revue
FS Pas de Deux from The Nutcracker by Tchaikovsky
SP Money by Pink Floyd
FS Music from Russian cinema performed by the Moscow Symphony Orchestra
FS Storm by Vivaldi